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Tax Manager

  • Toms River, NJ
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: 18-05735

Tax Manager
VALiNTRY’s CPA Division works exclusively in Public Accounting as a premier, nationwide provider of staffing services for Big 4, Large, Mid-size and Small firms. As a result, recent public accounting experience is required.
The Tax Manager is responsible for planning and managing all phases of client projects under the direction of, and in consultation with, Senior Managers and Partners, in an effort to ensure that quality service is provided in a timely, responsive, and efficient manner. The Tax Manager will perform advanced level services for clients, as well as for all areas within the Firm, while demonstrating a high level of professionalism and enhancing the Firm’s image. This role is responsible for supervising, reviewing, training, and evaluating all employees at the Intern, Staff, and Senior levels. Additionally, the Tax Manager will research complex technical questions and will aggressively market the Firm’s services. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Conduct online tax research
  • Develop and nurture long-term relationships with client senior management
  • Develop solutions for clients and champion the implementation of ideas
  • Review and confirm assignment objectives, scope and work plan with client
  • Identify assignment resource requirements and ensure the most appropriate resources are assigned to specific assignment roles
  • Anticipate, identify and resolves complex assignment issues
  • Seek regular client assessment of assignment progress and overall feedback on performance
  • Work with the partner group to generate leads, contacts and sales
  • Manage groups to ensure profitability in the short and long term
  • Support the partner team in identifying and promoting the development of new delivery capabilities and/or channels to satisfy evolving market requirements
  • Support the partner team in the development and planning of practice unit strategy, objectives, and budgets
  • Identify and develop new initiatives to increase retention, meet resourcing needs, utilization and people development
  • Build on strong coaching skills to mentor key talent
  • Share and transfer knowledge and skills to the team
  • Engage in ongoing personal development in line with the competency model


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related discipline, Masters in Taxation preferred
  • 5-8 years of tax consulting/ compliance experience in public accounting. Experience with a wide variety of entity types
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong research, writing and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in delivery of quality client service
  • Possess a strong knowledge of accounting theory and federal, state and local tax laws
  • Ability to play a key role in business development by generating leads, expanding client services and networking in the community
  • Provide supervision, training, mentoring and evaluation of work of Staff and Seniors to ensure they are fulfilling their responsibilities as well as to assist with their professional development
  • Ability to fully manage client relationships on behalf of the firm
  • Recent and significant experience as a manager in public accounting firm
  • Advanced understanding of federal and state tax laws and regulations
  • Technical proficiency of information technology and software applications
  • Ability to research tax issues independently and timely to resolve client issues
  • CPA license required

Bachelor’s Degree Required
CPA/Eligible Designation Required
Required experience:
5+ years of experience required
Carla Wright
1201 S. Orlando Avenue, Suite 440
Winter Park, FL 32789
T: 941.417.5505 | M: 941.504.3752
E: [email protected]

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